All Around Italy

Rome – When in Rome, the old saying goes, “Do what the Romans do.” Well, if you arrive around April 21st, Romans will be celebrating their city’s 2,766th birthday. Her age, after all, is part of her timeless appeal. This …

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Slow about deciding where to go in Italy? Don’t worry; you’re just in time to drop in on the third national Slow Food Day in Italy, which will be celebrated on May 17, 2014. The now international Slow Food movement …

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Fall is the perfect time to sip your way through Italy. Many choices are available from week-long tours to day-trip jaunts from Florence, Milan or Rome out into the surrounding wine regions. For example, if you want to spend a …

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Italy has experienced its share of economic struggles, but the tourism sector remains strong with new hotels and resorts recently opened. In fact, seven of these were recently named by Condé Nast Traveler to their 17th Annual Hot List of …

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About twenty miles east of Palermo sits the beautiful jewel of Trabia by the sea, with its beaches and safe little harbor as though held in the bend of the arm of the coast. Trabia was and still is the …

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Turn up your taste buds and mark your calendar because the Turin Chocolate Fair, CioccolaTO 2013, is coming up hot the first two weeks in March 2013. During this time the Piazza Vittorio Veneto area in the middle of Turin …

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In our last column we landed in Naples and hopped over to Sorrento as a base for our travels. If you’ve already been there and can resist going back, why not choose the Island of Ischia as an alternative destination? …

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Who can resist Italy in September? In the mood for long city saunters, shopping and sidewalk cafés? How about learning experiences that include actually participating in grape and olive harvests? What about taking scenic bike or Vespa tours through rolling …

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Okay, there are so many reasons to visit Florence, Italy that you may already have plans to visit this year. If not, you may seriously want to consider a 2014 visit, because with all the stir surrounding Dan Brown’s last …

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Most people don’t go to Italy specifically to shop, but if you’re out to snag some hot designer fashions plan an early 2013 trip to Italy to get your New Year off to a fashionable start. From January 6 through …

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